It’s the End of Summer. But that Means… Fall Hikes!

And just like that, it’s September. This time of year used to be huge for me. The transition from August to September always meant back to school: new things, new faces, new beginnings. I just loved it. This excitement continued through my seven years of university, but when I entered the “real world”, August started slip into September unceremoniously.

This year, I get to feel the excitement all over again. I return to work the day after Labour Day, and although I am returning to an old job, it feels like a new beginning.

I also get to take some time to reflect on what was a really, really awesome summer. Continue reading

Rainbow Haven Beach in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia Off-Leash Dog Friendly

The Pros and Cons of Taking Your Dog to Rainbow Haven Beach

After finishing an inspiring year-long work term, I have a few weeks off before embarking on my next endeavour. How lucky am I that this transition lined up with the month of August? Naturally, this means spending a ton of quality time with Dallas (and other family members) at my parents’ lake house in New Brunswick. I have been out of the Province for about a week so far. But don’t worry – we’ve been out and about a ton this summer, so I have a few dogventures to catch you up on.  Continue reading

Cole Harbour Commons off-leash / fetch / dog-friendly?

Soaking Up Summer at the Cole Harbour Commons

In honour of the long weekend, we’re celebrating this #FetchFriday a day early.

Glorious, wonderful summer has arrived in the HRM. Which means the winter off-leash sports fields are back to their regular status, i.e. no dogs allowed until November 1st. But we can’t complain. Nothing says summer quite like hordes of running, yelling (and adorable) kids in soccer jerseys and softball uniforms.  Continue reading